Miller-Sidgwick International Exchange Scholarship

The University of Michigan and the University of Cape Town

The Miller-Sidgwick and Reese Miller International Exchange Scholarships are awarded to exceptional students who exemplify Telluride Association’s mission of promoting intellectual inquiry and democratic self-government. The Scholarships are supported by bequests from Oxford chemist and Lincoln College fellow Nevil Vincent Sidgwick, Cornell Faculty Guest ‘31, and from the family of Reese Miller, Deep Springs ’52, Cornell Branch ’53, Telluride Association ‘55 and Lincoln Exchange Scholar ’59. The scholarship will be awarded in the 2017-18 academic year for a University of Cape Town post-graduate student to pursue non-degree study at University of Michigan. 

Scholarships support one academic year of non-degree study for UCT students coming to UM and provide room and board, health insurance, one round trip from/to the exchange country, and a modest living stipend.

Eligibility for scholarship

  • Current post-graduate students at the University of Cape Town.

Application Deadline

The Miller Sidgwick International Exchange Scholarship is managed through Telluride Association. For information on the application process, or to request additional information, please visit the Telluride Association site here.

Terms of Scholarship

UCT to UM: The University of Cape Town scholar will be offered room and board at Telluride House at the University of Michigan, and will engage in independent study with a faculty mentor. Scholars will be provided with a modest living stipend for the duration of the exchange and will be expected to fully participate in House life, including the House service projects. Further, the scholar will be expected to submit a short mid-term written report (<3 pages) on his/her experiences and research to the Association in January, and a final report no later than one month after the end of the exchange, or by June 1, 2018, whichever comes first..